After a Weekend Shooting, Neighbors Pressure the Durham City Council to Help Close the Emerald City Ultra Bar and Lounge

After a Weekend Shooting, Neighbors Pressure the Durham City Council to Help Close the Emerald City Ultra Bar and Lounge

A weekend shooting outside a Durham club has prompted both a string of complaints to the Durham City Council and a social media campaign in support of the venue.

Emails obtained by the INDY show that council members, residents, and police alike are concerned with violence at Emerald City Ultra Bar and Lounge. Since Saturday’s shooting, which killed thirty-year-old Stacy Nichols Jr., four residents have emailed council members—some repeatedly—describing scenes of gunfire in their neighborhood.…

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